Apply now for the 2016 Whatcom Women in Business Scholarships! Applications are due by April 30th!
“This year, Whatcom Women in Business will be awarding four (4) $5,000.00 scholarships to women entering higher education including but not limited to technical or trade school, beauty school, community college or university. Applicants must be a high school graduate by Spring 2016 and a current Whatcom County resident. Finalists are selected based on their application, goals, past grades, community involvement and volunteer, extra-curricular activities, work experience as well as financial need.
The finalists will be contacted to schedule an interview, non-finalists will receive a notification letter. Selected recipients will be required to volunteer up to 20 hours with Whatcom Women in Business prior to September 1st.”
In addition to the scholarship application, applicants need to provide past transcripts or written documentation of acceptance to a post secondary institution, a cover letter, and two letters of reference.
Need assistance with your cover letter? Check out Whatcom’s Writing Center in Cascade 112: Monday-Thursday 10-4 and Friday 10-2!